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A Microstrip Patch Antenna Design for RFID Applications in Sensor Network

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Zeeshan Ali Haq

Zeeshan Ali Haq. A Microstrip Patch Antenna Design for RFID Applications in Sensor Network. International Journal of Computer Applications 158(9):13-15, January 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Zeeshan Ali Haq},
	title = {A Microstrip Patch Antenna Design for RFID Applications in Sensor Network},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {January 2017},
	volume = {158},
	number = {9},
	month = {Jan},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {13-15},
	numpages = {3},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017912864},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In this paper, a microstrip patch antenna design has been proposed to transmit data using ISM band. The antenna is mounted on a sensor node to be used in a sensor network for power efficiency and longevity of the sensor node. The antenna operates at 2.4 GHz providing a high return loss, gain and directivity. The major advantage of using of microstrip patch antenna is low cost and small size which is an inherent parameter of a sensor node. In the proposed design the return loss of -46.843 and directivity of 6.5 dBi is obtained.


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CST, ISM band, Antenna